The Northumberland Chess League is the premier local chess competition for players in Newcastle, Northumberland and Tyneside. In 2018-19 the league has 30 teams of five, representing twelve clubs, with over 150 players regularly taking part. Our season runs from October to April, but new players may join in at any point. For more information on getting involved please see our Clubs page, or email

To see your favourite team's results, click on the filter below with the team you want to see results from. The page you're looking at now displays the results for all teams in the order they were submitted - so the most recent result will be immediately below this notice.

South Shields D 3-2 Alnwick

Posted by Lewis on January 9, 2019

Asanga Gunasekera ½-½ George Ellames
Konst Delidimoudis 1-0 Ralph Firth
Ben Wood ½-½ Paul Castledine
Tim Wilton-Davies 0-1 Richard Perry
Jay Steel 1-0 Vincent Cowley

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Alnwick 3-2 Forest Hall F

Posted by Lewis on November 28, 2018

George Ellames 0-1 Mike Smith
Ralph Firth 1-0 Roy Perrier
Paul Castledine 1-0 Ian Toward
Dave Smith 1-0 Ryan Duff
Vincent Cowley 0-1 Tom MacAllister

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Alnwick 3.5-1.5 Gosforth Woodbines

Posted by Lewis on November 15, 2018

George Ellams 1-0 Noel Boustrad
Ralph Firth 1-0 Bob Heyman
Paul Castledine ½-½ Gary Clarke
Dave Smith 0-1 Steve Wilde
Vincent Cowley 1-0 Brian Ord

Wednesday 14th November 2018

Morpeth C 3-2 Alnwick

Posted by Lewis on October 17, 2018

Gary Pollard 0-1 George Ellames
David Ramsey 1-0 Ralph Firth
Barrie Crowther 1-0 Paul Castledine
David Armstrong 1-0 Default
Stephen Farrelly 0-1 David Smith

Wednesday 17th October 2018